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breaks down barriers from wheelchair to athlete. sports life starts feb 15th on d w. this is d w news line from berkeley china's deadliest day yet in the corona virus outbreak beijing says a surge in deaths and infections is jus to new reporting methods of the white house criticizes china's response pointing to a lack of transparency in. germany 75 years since the 4 time bombing of dresden president frank focused on my own as the 10s of thousands did but once
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germans today to stand up against far right extremists. plus have big stream vacations gone too far one of the 2 german men who 1st crossed antarctica on foot 3 decades ago sounds the alarm about mass tourism on the person continent. i'm at the me how it welcome to the program there's been an alarming surge in infections and deaths from the corona virus which scientists are now calling the coded 90 the number of cases around the world has shot up to over 60250 deaths were recorded in one day in the chinese province where the outbreak began the u.s. government has criticized by jinks response saying there's been a lack of transparency. the new normal in will harm people taking extra
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precautions to avoid contagion from the coronavirus chinese media shows images of a massive response medical supplies being rushed to patients military medics on the move despite the spike in diagnosed cases officials are emphasizing a different number. from the 7th of february on every day we've seen a big increase in the number of patients and discharged today for example the number of cases is already over 5000 if such a train can be maintained we see this as a very positive signal. european health ministers better in brussels on thursday to discuss the crisis. so far in europe and that with a new pin union detection and containment works we are able to to stop the infectious chains. but we have to admit that today it could
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get through us before it becomes better a. good age for the fear level is higher vietnam has quarantined a town of 10000 people in indonesia there's been a rush of panic buying of face masks. this cruise ship has been quarantined in the japanese port of yokohama more than 200 cases diagnosed on board so far the biggest cluster outside china passengers are passing the time as best they can. you know eat when you are wandering in the say you know try to keep clean and organized as much as we can. do or. yeah it's a stretch to anyway but. there's still among the lucky ones as the world waits to see how much worse the outbreak gets. well dr simon clock is a silly the microbiologist from the university of reading in england dr welcome the
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death toll is rising but the chinese authorities say the number of people being cured and discharged from hospital is increasing how lethal is the virus. well it's legal obviously but compared to things like saws and mirrors that we've seen in the past and possibly also that pretty standard influenza that we get every yeah it's probably not that pocket janick or it's less lethal so that. he mentions influenza tell us about the differences between this virus and the flu is that we do get every winter well a completely different viruses you're comparing apples and oranges. they say sure we get every year it starts off in a certain hemisphere and that means to the north so we know what's coming we can track it we can produce vaccines against that most amazed that since you were even then we can get between 350-0000 deaths globally every year from this really so i
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think when we think about corona virus and i don't want to diminish or. make light of coronavirus will claim that $98.00 mr a current of arsenic take it out but i think we need to view it in context of. all respect to tract infections that go on and you know they even with that important context that you speak of is europe well enough prepared if the virus spreads here . well european governments across the board have treaty. control mechanisms and are able to fight back against kind of that mix or epidemics of viral infections and they really often do that because of flu they know that one yeah maybe soon maybe not so soon there will be a big flu outbreak and they need to be able to control it and respond to that and that's why they have these programs in place. dr what can individuals do to protect
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themselves against catching the car but not in virus. hand washing. yeah basic basic hygiene better keep your hands clean. and things like that but you know if people do get it the vast majority of occupation will only have relatively minor suits of a relatively minor problem. a cold war or maybe a light those slips it would cause problems in the vast majority of people dr simon clark from the university of reading thank you for your time now to some of the other stories making news around the world. syria says the defense systems have intercepted incoming missiles of the capital damascus state have the television reported that the rockets were launched from the israeli occupied golan heights
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israel does not normally comment on attacks in syria. the u.s. senate has voted to give congress a veto powers over any military action against iran senators adopted the resolution despite republicans holding a majority president donald trump is likely to that legislation. european commission president has acknowledged mistakes in how external consultants were hired when she was german defense minister but she also defended the ongoing use of consultants from the law and was testifying before a german parliamentary committee investigating accusations of nepotism and inefficiency. british prime minister barak's johnson has fired several ministers in a major cabinet reshuffle finance minister shows your job resigned rather than fire his ides and install new ones chosen by johnson is replaced by rishi suna johnson
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loyalist. well germany has been mocking the 75th anniversary of the allied bombing of dresden on of world war 2 his most controversial campaigns as the conflict needed british and american planes dropped 5 bombs on the city for 3 days killing tens of thousands the bombing left dresden in ruins and was also hugely divisive for some the attack was a necessary step in defeating nazi germany for others it was a senseless tragedy. under the church of our lady the symbol of the dresden bombings they formed a human chain german president frank val to steinmeyer joined in the show of unity the message to the thousands of people gathered in the city's main square never forget should you get. when we join hands with our neighbors then we confess. we want to take responsibility together for peace among people at home and
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throughout the world. over a period of 3 days british and u.s. planes dropped nearly 4000 tons of explosives on preston the attacks killed some 25000 people and totally wiped out the city's historic center what happened in dressed and has been seized on by the far right to portray germany as a victim as an earlier ceremony steinmeyer said crimes shouldn't be compared there's a very hard. to say clearly today anyone who still counts the dead of dresden against the dead of auschwitz anyone who tries to downplay german wrongs anyone who tries to falsify historical facts we must stand up to them as democrats and contradict them loudly. out she'd be just a minute i want to thank john meyer when francois borne of
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threats against democracy. the far right alternative for germany is the 3rd biggest party in germany's parliament. we are also experiencing in our country how anti semitism and racism are beginning to poison public life again how states governed by the rule of law and democratic institutions are being scorned. if elected members of parliament to mocked and ridiculed in the parliament some which they say that this is an attempt to destroy democracy from within. the makati for which was true. christians physical scars have long since healed the psychological one so taking some more it was a difficult 8 and definitely a politically charged day to day when the city commemorated the 75th
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anniversary of the bombing off and the serious official events culminated in a human chain that formed throughout the whole city center and jason where thousands of people gathered in the streets even though it was raining and it was very cold to demonstrate to stand up for tolerance for democracy for humanity they were joined by german president. and a lot of the people i talked to who were part of that human shade came with a whole families with their grandchildren their daughters this simply friends to demonstrate to really commemorate of accident victims on the one hand but also to commemorate or to remember germany's role in the 2nd world war and the serious off official events after it was over later tonight there was a gathering by the far right a deep sea. that was met with counter protests because the far right
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in the past has been known to downplay nazi germany's role in the cho cities. what a spot recording a record high temperature just a couple of weeks ago and tock tick and its vast far as an expanse of still attractive interest 30 years ago 2 germans were the 1st across the continent on 4th it took them $100.00 days to die trekking across the ice is less a test of stamina and more question of money. he and arctic with a different place when ryan hold mess now and are good folks set out to make history in temperatures of minus 35 degrees the 2 adventurers sometimes used kites and skis to cross the south pole marching through the icy expanse freezing cold feet were just one of the problems they faced. in those
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days the antarctic was truly hard to reach but things have changed a lot today there are top right is that a lot of business there. if you mean. arrival at one of the world's most remote tourist destinations air travel now extend to the antarctic and planes ferry passengers to airstrips carved into the ice. distances that took messner and folks several weeks on foot now take only a few hours by air. private jets and luxury camps tourism here does not come cheap a week's holiday costs over $80000.00 euros per person day trips including champagne picnics are also on offer. i don't like it when the antarctic is just seen as a form of entertainment or to. just just say they've been there. since there's a to shoot appreciates this unique conscient with the it's magnificent nature he's
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. getting billing. these emperor penguins are tourist magnet for more and more people visit their breeding grounds in the eternal winter. though travel to the white continent is comparatively cheap for a few $1000.00 tourists can admire the animal kingdom as they travel to the pole. about $52000.00 tourists visited the antarctic last year these numbers are predicted to rise. stuff and to be unsigned from to there has to be a cap on the number of people visiting the antarctic mass tourism cannot be allowed there just so when messner and folks entered the record books by crossing the antarctic 30 years ago they travelled for 3 months without seen another soul.
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to football now and you're going to klinsmann has been removed from the board of half the battle in days after he stunned the bundesliga by abruptly resigning as coach the former germany and us trying to he had said he wanted to remain on the board but had his mind investor says the club can no longer work with clint. up next is business news here on thank you for the l m i think howard thanks for watching. the literature invites us to see people in particular. like to see is the time. to do the books on youtube.

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